Family Offices Face Rising Cyber Hack and Ransomware Risks

According to a Dentons survey, 79% of North American family offices report a significant increase in cyberattack risks, with a quarter having been targeted in 2023. These offices are lucrative targets for hackers due to their wealth and often inadequate security measures. Enhanced cybersecurity protocols are recommended to address this growing threat.

May 23, 2024

CISA Issues Immediate Patch Advisory for Active D-Link Router Vulnerabilities

Two vulnerabilities in D-Link routers have been added to CISA’s Known Exploited Vulnerabilities catalog due to active exploitation. In light of these and other newly disclosed flaws in DIR-X4860 routers and Ivanti EPMM, users are urged to apply security updates promptly to protect their systems.

May 20, 2024

Microsoft Raises Alarm on the Dirty Stream Attack Against Android Apps

The Dirty Stream attack, revealed by Microsoft, exposes critical vulnerabilities in Android app development, allowing for the unauthorized manipulation of file paths between applications. This flaw can be exploited by malicious actors to execute arbitrary code and steal sensitive data, posing significant risks to Android users globally.

May 3, 2024

7-Year-Old Microsoft Office Flaw Exploited in Cyberattack on Ukraine

Cybersecurity researchers recently uncovered a targeted operation against Ukraine, where attackers exploited a seven-year-old Microsoft Office flaw to deploy Cobalt Strike. The attack, initiated through a PowerPoint file, utilized a remote script to execute arbitrary actions on compromised systems, masquerading as the Cisco AnyConnect VPN client to inject a Cobalt Strike Beacon into memory.

May 1, 2024